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Re: [NANOG] Larger packets to save power, was: Re: would ip6 help us safeing energy ?
On 6/05/2008, at 8:02 AM, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote: > Of course not. Like I said, as an average end-user with 10 Mbps you > get to send a maximum of 2500 packets per second. That's plenty to do > VoIP, set up TCP sessions or do IM. You just don't get to send the > full 10 Mbps at this size. Hmm, I see value in that. But, good luck trying to convince customers to take a pps limitation in addition to a Mbps limitation, whether they ever exceed that pps or not. You /might/ convince them to take a pps limitation only - but if they want to do 30Mbit (ie 2500pps @ 1500b) then your product needs to support that. Maybe you just start calling "10Mbps" "10Mbps, assuming a 500b average packet size." Anyway, nice idea in theory - putting more real world limitations in to sold product limitations - but I don't see it working out with marketing people, etc. unless someone has been doing it for years already. It'd be good if the world were all engineers though, huh? -- Nathan Ward _______________________________________________ NANOG mailing list NANOG@xxxxxxxxx http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/nanog